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  468. Reports of accidents,    injury   and    death.—
All cases of accident, injury and death occurring on the railway shal
                                       the
be mentioned in the General Diary and~by Inspector in his diary.

                 IV. MLSCI3LLANEOUS INSTRUCTIONS.
469. Unclaimed property.—
   Unclaimed property should be made over to the station-master
for disposal.

470. RaIlway Servants as witnesses.—
    When Railway subordinates are bound over by the Police to appear
 as witnesses, the district officer of the department concerned should
 ~e informed and he will arrange for their relief.

 471. Railway Police not to purchase tickets for passengers.—
    The Railway Police are strictly prohibited from havinganything
 to do with the parchase or sale of tickets or collection of excess
 fares demanded from passengers, otherwise than as provided by the
 Indian Railways Act, 1890 (IX of 1890).

 472. Civil or Criminal proceedings against Railway servants.—
    Officers and men of the Railway Police are prohibited from institu-
ting any civil or criminal proceedings in their private capacity against
a Railway official or servant without the permission of the Superinten..
dent, Railway Police.

 473. Watching district criminals and foreigners.—
     When persons, known to be registered criminals of the District
 Police or suspected tobe criminals, are found travelling, they should
 be carefully watched and information passed on to the local police
 of the place to which they are travelling by any available means of coin-
 munioatioli viz., Telephone, Radio or Telegram.
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474. FestIvals.—
   A list of festivals held near the railway hue, detailing
the Police arrangements to be made should be kept in every Railway
Police Station. In the event of any festival or large gathering not
included in the list, being held, the Inspector should give timely infor-
mation to the Superintendent.
475. lost rneys ofthe Governor ofTamil Nadu and other Very Important
Personages.—
   The following security          arrangements                for
                                                   will be g~ade           the
Governor ofTamil Nadu—
(1) .Thurney by raiL—
    When the Governor travels by special train,the platforrnjplatforir
which the special train touches at all Raih~ayStations where lie doc.
not halt to alight should be kept clear.
0.0.   Ms. 42~,Home, 9th February 1956, and, 2405 Home 26th August 1958.
     (2) When the Governor travels by ordinary train, by one Head
Constable and two Police Constables carrying short lathies will be on
duty on tFe platformopposite the compartment of the Governor to guard
against any unauthorised or undesirable person gaining access to the
compartment, at the same time, taking particular care to avoid
unnecessary interference with the travelling public.
     (3) An Inspector of the Railway Police should travel in the same
train as the Governor, and a Deputy Superintendent of Police or the
superintendent of police should receive and see the Governor off at
the Stations of alighting and boarding the train.
     (4) One Head Constable and one Police constable in plain clothes
(from the Railway Police) will travel in the compartment adjoining (next
behind away horn the engine) the Govneror’s Compartment.            The
Head Constable will be armed. At all train halts the Head Constable
and the Police Constable will alight, take up position one on each sida
of the Governor’s Compartueflt and lccep a watch for the apploach nf
undesirable persons.
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(5) Journey’s by road.—
    A pilot car, with a red flag, in the charge of an Inspector will
preceds the Governor’s car on all journeys by road.
      (6) The Pilot Car should be fitted with a siren. It should be
capabk of travelling as fast as the Governor’s car is driven, irrespective
of the condition of the roa&
     (7) The officer acting as Pilot should so regulate his distance from
the Governor’s car that dust does not affect it, i.e., on open mofussil
roads the Pilot Car will keep well ahead of the Governor’s car. While
in towns and on tarred roads, the Pilot Car will drop back to within
100 metres or so, of the Governor’s car.
      (8) The Officer in-charge, of the Pilot car should see that the Gover-
nor’s cans not held back unduly and should be primarily responsible
for setting the pace in consultation with the senior Police Officer present
and the Private Secretary to the Governor or Aide--dc-Camp in waiting
accompanying the Governor.
     (9) ~ Whenever the Governor has to travel by car during night
time in the course of his tours in the districts, an advance pilot flying,
an yellow flag in addition to the usual Pilot with the red flag should
be provided. The flags should be illuminated.
P Dis 2/HBI)72 dt 5th August 1972~

        (b) The Special Branch Officer acting as guard will normally
travel in the Pilot car.

           (c) The Officer acting as Pilot should not drive the Pilot   car
himself.
       (d) Care should be taken to see that such private individuals who
follow the Governnor in their cars on road journeys, keep behind the
escort car and are not permitted to overtake the car in which the Gover-
nor is travelling.
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        (e) E’scort.—’Fhe Superintendent of Police, or the Divisional
Officer, will travel in the escort car immediately behind the Governor’s
car.

        (f)   The escort car will fly a white flag.
        (g) The car must be capable cf keeping up with the Governor’s
 car at all times. ‘I he Officei in-charge c I ftc escc rt car sI cu k’ not drive
 it himself. He is, however, responsible t~r tFe car maintaining the
proper distance from the Governor’s car according to circumstances.
         (h) A staff of one Reserve Sr b-Inspector, one Head Constable
and four Constables will also travel in a car, immediately behind the
car in which the Superintendent of Police or the Divisional    Officer
travels.
(10) Journey by air.—
     For the Governor’s journeys by air, a Police Guard should be
 posted for guarding the aircraft and Police bandohust should be
arranged to keep the landing ground clear.

  1) Public bandobust.—
     (a) The first duty of the Police is to safe-guard the Governor’s
person; the second is to afford him and his party free passage along
the road but to allow as many persons as they wish to see him
passing. Road bandobust should be redu ced to the minimum necessary
to keep the road clear of dangerous or irritating obstructions. On
rural drives or other surprise visits, there is no necessity for any
Police arrangements whatever. Intowns or atformal or social functions
such arrangements should be restricted to the minimum andjudicious
use should be made of plain clothes men. No attempts whatever should
be made to stop traffic or pedestrains on the Governor’s route but Ffthe
 Governor is paying a pre -arranged visit to an institution, drivers of
 vehicles should be asked not to cause congestion by stopping near the
 entrance to the institution at the timeof the Governor’s arrival or depar-
 ture. It is, however, emphasised that discretion is left t0 the Superin-
tendents of Police concerned to increase the normal bandobu St should
local conditions warrant such a course.
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       (b) At all public entertainments an Officer ofand above the rank
aof a Deputy Superintendent of Police who is in-charge of the Police
~ argen~er.tSsl’cild’he in close attendance on the Governor.
 12) Guardsfor residence (when on tour).—
    Aguard for the residence of the Governor while on tour will be
provided by the Superintendent if considered necessary and if local
Conditions warrant it.
     (1 3) The followingsecurity arrangements will be made for the Chief
Minister of Tamil Nadu :—
(a) Journey rail.—
       Two plain clothes Head Constables of the Railway Police wil1
travel in the compartments in the front and in the rear of the Chief
Minister’s compartment. Whenever the train halts for sometime, one
Head Constable will alight, station himself on the platform side at
a reasonable distance from the Chief Minister’s compartment and keep
watch to prevent the approach of undesirable persons. The other Head
 Constable will alight on the off-side and watch the Chief Minister’s
 compartment.
(C.O. R. Dis. 168~4/HB1/70 dated 26th May 1970.)
        (b) Journey by road:
          (i) Pilot.                     One Pilot Officer (Inspector) armed
                                          with a revolver one Head Cons-
                                          table and one Police Constable
                                          both carrying lathies only.
           (ii) Escort.                  1 Reserve Sub-Inspector.
                                         1 Head Constables.
                                         4 Police Constables.

 (~)Guarth for residence (i.e.),    when halting in Ira yeller’! bungalow.
           etc.
            On toUr.                 I Head Constable.
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           (~)At Head quarters     I    Sub-Inspector.

                                        Head Constable
                                        Noa-Commissioned Officer and

                                  8     PolIce Constables (2 at a time.)

   .O.Ms. 3201, Home, dt 6th December l9~7)
          (d) Publicfunctions—
    The Superintendent of Police concerned         will apart from
providing a sufficient number ofuniformed men required for main
tenance of order in such meetings also post an adequate number of
neatly dressed muftimen as miy be necessary to afford the maxi-
mum protection to the Chief Minister, Public pickets of
workable size may be posted at vulnerable place so as to reach Sore
spots quickly and assist the uniformed personnel in case of emer-
gency.
      (e) Functions Inside closed halls.—
    A plan must be drawn up, showing clearly the entrance gate,
number of exits bolconies basements, roof and ventilators, side-
rooms if any, to the main hail of the function. alectric installations
and other vulnerable point and all these places must be guarded
by uniformed and plain clothes personnel. There should be
an adequate sprinkling of plain clothes personnel among the
audience also.

    (f)   Routine lining.—
    No route lining will be done at any time, either in Madra3
City or other towns, without the express sanction of the Govern-
ment.

   (14) The following security arrangements will be made for
Ministers of the Tamil Nadu State (other than the Chief
Minister):  —
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        (a) JourneY by rail.—
    One plain clothes HI’ad Constable of the Railway Police will
be provided for general duty. He will travel jfl the unreserved I~
Class compartment closest to the Minister’s          compartment
~either behind or ahead of it). Whenever th. train halts for
~om~time the Head Constable will alight from the train on the
platform side and station himself at a reasonable distance from
the Minister’s compartment to prevent the        approach of undesirable
persons. If the train halts only for a few minutes the Read Constable
will get down on the platform and look forward at the Minister’5
compartment.
0, 0. M~,No, 1521, Home, 3rd Jufle 1957.
      (b) Journeys by Road:

        (I) Pilot.                       Nil

         (ii) Esoort,                    Mi!. (An escort    consisting of
                                        I Reserve Sub-Irspector, I Head
                                       Constable and 2 Police Consta-
                                      bles will be provided only if speci-
                                       fically asked for ~bythe Minister
                                       concerned).

      (c) Guard- for residence (i.e. when halting iu troveller’s bungaloH s
         (i)   on   tour.            IHeadCcnsitable. 4 Police Cons-
                                      tables.
         (ii) At Headquarters        Guards should be pyovided !rteS-
                                      pec~ive of whether specifically
                                      asked for by the Minister concer-
                                       ned or not.
       (d) Public funclions.—

                                       tS to post a large unifrornd
   The Suerintendeut of Polioe, Will, apart horn the usual number of
           m mufitmen in arrangrnen
bandobU~t ake, suitable suoh a manner asto afford tke maximFm
neatly dressed
protection to the Minister.
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      (e) Route lining—
   No route lining will be done at any time either in Madras City
or jn other towns, without the express sanotion of the Governmcnt~
      Lvplana lion—
   For the purposes of this Police Standing Order, the term ‘Minister
includes the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly and the Chairman
of the Legislative Council,

(0. 0. Ms. Mo. 1521 Rome 3rd June 1957.)
      (14) The following rules will apply to all special trains of
compartments conveying persons of high position, e.g., Ministers,
of thc Central and othei State Governments in the Indian Unjon;~

     (a) (i) A Railway Police Guards of two Constables armed
wtth short lathieswihl travel in the spe.ccial train in a compartn~ent
as near as possible to the compartment in which the high Person
age travels. This Guaid will be relieved at thejirst halt in eaoh
Railway Police Circle.

                                   stopping stations.—
         (ii) Dulies of the g~iarda~
     Where the train halts for any length of time. one Contable
will immediately take up his position on the platfrom near the
Compartmontand prevent any unauthorised person from approaching
it, and will keep any crowd whiohi may gat~eiat a reasonable
distance from it. The second constable will be posted on the
off side of the compartment. When the train is about to start
the Train Guard will fall back to their oompartment.

         (iii)   If the halt is only for a shortt!me., Say, only two
or three minutes, or if the train stops outside a Station on
account of signals or any other cause, the guaid will not bn
mounted at tire compartment itself but one Constable will get
out on each side of the compartment and look along the train
towards the compartrneut.
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          (b) At Railway Stations wnere the person of high posi-
tion entrains or detrains the platform and entrance to the
station should be kept clear of all persons other than those authorised
to be present.
        (c)   At Railway Junctions or other large Stations where
the special train or compartment stops the          Railway Police
Sub-Inspector having jurisdiction will post Constables on the plat-
form to augment the Train Guard to the extent necessary.
           td) If a long halt is made at any Station and the hign
personage continues to occupy the train on a siding, the Train
Guard will mount guard on the compartment occupied by the
hign porsnage and the Railway Police Sub-Inspector having juris~
diction will arrange reliefs.
        (e) When the empty special is stabled with luggage in it, one
Constable wittl lathi will he posted as Sentry on each side of the
main compartment and relieved every three hours.
         (0 H any Station         a large     crowd is expected to
meet the higri personage on          platform or present and addres~.
the Railway Police Circle Inspector should obain the help o
the local Police for the necessary bandobust.
      (g)      All ranks will wear Ceremonial Dress but without
words      and      spurs. Sub-inspectors and Reserve Sub-Inspectors
will carry loaded rev olvei s. Head Contables and Constables    wil1
earry short latnies.    The    Train   Guard will not wear boot
l~etween21.00 hours and 06.00 hours.
        (h)     The Railway Police Sub-Inspector will travel iu
his jurisidiction in the same train as the high personage and
the Superintendent, Railway Police, will ~travel in tne same trail
if specially ordered.
        (i)   When tac high personage travels in a compartment
attached to a mail or passenger train, the same arrage-
meats sould be made as for the special train, but care should
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be taken to see thit t~ietravellin3 public have free access
the trains only the portion of tne platform opposite to the com-
partment in which the high personage is travelling is kept clear.
 The travelling public should be kept to the further side of the
 platform in the vicinity of the compartment.
        (J) ii i\timst.rs oother State visiting the State of Tamil Nadu
4o nOt bring their own armed orderlies for their protection or if they
express their desire to have a Guard from this State Police, a Special
Branch Officer or Officers will be sent as body guard, or to carry out
other ~pecia1 Branch work.
        (k) If the Superintendent of Police, Special Branch, thinkg
it necessary, a Special Branch Officer or Officers may be sent as body
guards to the high person age or to carry out other Special     Branch
work.
     Ngrs.—Police bandobust for Deputy Ministers should be similar to
 that for Union Ministers but the arrangements need uct be so elaborate
 as in the case of Union Ministers.    As regards security arrangements
 Deputy Ministers shouk. be treated on a par with Union Ministers.
    No Police Guards however should ordinarily accompany the Deputy
 Ministers of the Government of India when they travel by train or road.
 Should however, local conditions require special precautions to be taken
                be
 thesc~~ould arranged as considered necessary.
 (15) Police arrangements at air fields of arrival and departure for
 the visits ofMinisters of the Central and other State Governments in the
 indian Union.—
      (a) The Ministers of the Government of India, while travelling by
 air, are afforded protection, in flight and at intermediate air-
 fields by the gun menprovided by the Delhi Administration.           They
 however, require police protection at air fields of arrival and departure.
 On receipt of intimation regarding the arrival at or departure from a
 particular air-field, the local police concerned will arrange to keep
 the air-field        and    the entrance       to      it clear     of al~
 unauthorisod persons, care being taken not to cau so any inconvcnjeaic0
 to bona-~4sau pusengers.
                                  4~
      (b) Police bandobust to keep the landing ground clear of       any
object or obstruction likely to hinder landing must also be made.

     (c) The Police Guard should prevent any unauthorised person
from having access to the aircraft.
     (d) On all occasionsthe air-craft should be thoroughly searched by
the Police in the presence of the Pilot of the air-craft just be fore ths
Minister emplanes. From the time of the search until the Ministers
departure, the Police must ensure that no unauthorised person had
accessto it. Similar protection should be afforded to the Ministers of
other State Governments in the Indian Union at air-fields of arrival and
departure, during their official visits to this State.
   476. When high personage halt outside railway promises or tour
otherwise than by rail,   the Commissioner of Police, Madras, or the
Superintendent of Police concerned will provide such Police Guards
and protection as the circumstances warrant. The arrangements
made shall be as unobstructive as possible, the criterion being
protection and not formal display.
477. Ministers, Ministers of State and Deputy Ministers of the Union
Government and Ministers of other States in the Indian Union—.Official
visits to this State C’ourtesies.—
    (1) ‘When a Minister, Minister of State, or Deputy Minister
of the Union Government or a Minister of another State arrivess
in Madras, either the Collector of Madras, or the Commissioner
of Police, Madras, or other officer deputed in this behalf will
meet him at the station of arrival. If the Minister, Minister of State
or Deputy Minister of the Union Governmentor the Minister of another
State aniveS by air, theCollectorofChingleput, or the Superintendent
ofPolice, Chingleput Eastorotherofficerdeputed in thebehaif will meet
him at the airport on arrival.
       (2) When the Minister of State, or Deputy Minister ofthe Union
 Government or a Minister of another State visits the headquarters of a
 District, or any other place in that District, the Collector, if he   is
present at the place shoulc~meet him on arrival and when the Collector
 a not prsent, the senior most Revenue Officer of the District present at
the place should meet him.
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        (3) When a Minister, Minister cf State, or Deputy Minister of
the Union Government or a Minister of another State visits a place to
attend a State fu notion as a representative of the Union Government or
the State Government, as the case may be, the Collector of the District
should receive him at the Station of arrival. If the Minister, Minister
ofState, or Deputy Minister ofthe Union Government or the Minister
of another State arrives by air, the Collector cf the District iii which
the airport is situated will also meet him at the airport on arrival.
478. Visits of top-ranking very Important Person ages in this State.—

     (1) When top ranking Very Important Personages of India (herein-
after called Very Important Person ages) visits this State, bandobu st as
detailed in the Blue Books issued by the Government ofIndia should be
laid on.


     (2) Escorts of High Personages will be relieved by the respective
Railway Police Escorts at the centres specified below   :—.




          No. 304 Home, 2nd February 1959.
 ~G. 0. M~.                                              Remarks.
Line.              Centre for          Trains.
                    relief.

       (1)                (2)                (3)              (4)

 (a) Madras—        Vijayawada       By all trains     Iii the case of
  Calcutta.                                              trains going
                                                        north-wards
   Maeras—                                               from Madras,
   Delhi.                                                the Tiruchirap-
                                                          palli Railway
                                                          Police will pro-
                                                          ced opto Vijaya
                                                          ada where the
                                                         kndlira Pradesli
                                                         Railway Police
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                                               will relieve them
                                               and in respect
                                               of journeys in
                                               the      opposite
                                               direction       to
                                               wards Madras,
                                               the Tiruchirap-
                                               paffi Railway
                                               Police         will
                                               relieve        the
                                               Andhra Pradesh
                                               at Vijayawada
                                               and be incharge
                                               of the High
                                               Personages
                                               up to Madras..~

~b)Madras—      Rengiunta    By all trains    Tiruchirappalli
 Raichur.                      from Madras      Railway Police
 Katpacli—                     and Katpadi.     will    proceed
 Gudur.                                         upto Renigunta

(c) Ra1cbur~—   Arkonam.     By all trains.    Andhra Pradesh
  Msdtas.                                       Railway Police
                                                will    proceed
                                                up to Arkonam
                                                for    journeys
                                                 up to Madras
~)Gudu~         Katpndl      By all trains    For all journeys
  ~i.                                           towards South.
                                                Andhra Padesh
                                                 Railway Police
                                                will    proceed
                                                upto Katpadi.
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    (1)                 (2)         (3)        (41~

(e) Banglaore—.— Jolarpet           Do.   Tiruchirappalli
   Madras.                                  Railway Police
                                            will       relieve
  Bangalore—                                Karnataka
  Salem.                                    Railway Police
                                            at      Jo larpet.
                                            if however the
                                            High persofl~ge
                                            detrains at any
                                            Station        in
                                            Ancihra Praclesh
                                            limits       lying
                                             between Kar-
                                            nataka        and
                                            Tamil       Nadu
                                            boundaries the
                                            Karnataka or
                                             Tiruchirappalli~
                                             Railway Police
                                             should escort
                                             upto the Station
                                             of detraining
                                             according       as
                                             he travels from
                                             Bangalore       or
                                             Madras. The
                                             same principal
                                             should          be
                                             adopted if he
                                             entrain at any
                                             such Station.



     J ..._230-3.—-28
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        (1)             (2)             (3)               (4)
(j) Virudhunagar Shencottah        All Trains       Tiruchirappalhi
   —Quilon                                            Railway Police
   (Main line)                                        will take charge
   via., Maniachi                                     from and relieve
   and Tirunelvei                                     Kerala State
   Junction.                                          escorts, coming
                                                     through main
                                                       lint.-

(g) Virudhu-     Shencottah       All Trains         iruchirapparne
   nagar—Quilon                                        Railway Police
   (Chord line)                                        will take charge
   via., Tenkasi                                       and       relieve
   (Chord line)                                        Kerala      State
                                                       escorts coming
                                                       through chord
                                                      line.
(h) Madras to    Olavakkot          All Trains]     Kerala       State
   Cochin                                            Railway Police
  Harbour                                            will      relieve
  Terminus and                                       Tirucliirappalli
  Mangalore.                                         Railway Pohce
                                                     at Olavakkot~

(I) To Madras    podanur.          For all trains   Tiruchirapoalli
  from Podanur                                        Railway~Pohce
  Cochin                                              wir      relieve
  Harbour                                             Kerala     State
  Terminus and                                        Railway Police
  Mangalore.                                          at Poaanut.

      (3) Security arrangements for the wife of the Governor of i amil
 \radu...

        (a) Within Madras City limiis.—At residence.—No separate
provision is necessary since the Raj Bhavan is already protected.
                       2nd
 .0. Ms. No. 1275 Bosne~ May 1959 (C. No. 1012!HB1/S8.)
                                   435
(b) 41 private and public functions.—
    Whenever the wife of the Governor of Tamil Nadu attends any
private or public function within Madras City limits and he is not
accompanied by the Governor of Tamil Nadu, the Commissioner
of Police, Madras, should detail one Sub-Inspector in plain clothe
(with revolver) to perform security duty on such occasions.

    (c) Every   o~lIcial armed with a revolver shall have fired that
revolvers on the Range atleast once in the last six months so that
he is familier with the usages and his aim is good.

(d) Journey by road.—
     During journeys in the City when the wife of the Governor of
Tamil Nadu travels unaccompanied by the Governor, the Commi-.
ssioner of Police, should provide one plain clothe Sub-Inspector
(with revolver), to travel in the same car.

(e) Train journey inside Tamil Nadu.—
    (i) During train journeys, the Superintendent, Railway Police
Tiruchirappalli, should detail one Head Constable and one Polic~
Constable in plain clothed from the Railway Police (the Head
Constable to be arme ~ with a Revolver and to be drawn from the
Railway Police District SpecialfBranch) as escort for the wife of
the Governor.

        (ii) The Deputy Inspector-General of Police (Intelligence),
C.I.D., Madras should (lepute one plain clothed Head Constable
(with Revolver) for security duty.

           (iii) The plain clothed escort deputed by the Superinten.
dent, Railway Police, Tiruchirappalli should search the Railway
compartment before the commencement of the journey and should
satisfy themselves that every thing is in order.     During halt at
Station, either side of the compartment should be protected and
ingress of unauthorised persons into the compartment prevented.
     F—230-3--28A
                                 4~6

(iv) Halts at places   in the Districts.—
    The Superintendent of Police of the Distiet concerned, should
provide two Head Constab~es or Police Constables in uniform for
Guard duties at the places of halt of the wife of the Governor.
The plain clothed Head Constable (with Revolver) deputed by the
Deputy Inspector-General of Police (intelligence), C.l.D., Madras,
should perfosm security duties at the places of halt.


(f) Air journeys.—

     No security arrangements need be made on such occassions
except intimating the State Criminal Investigation Department and
the State Government concerned of           her prop~sed arrival, arid
rqucsting    adequate security   arrangements to    be made at the
other end.

(g) Journeys outside the State of Tamii Nadu.—
     Whenever the wife of the Governor proposes to visit or pass
through another State, the Comptroller, Governor’s Hoit sehold should
send intimation i.e., copies of tour programme along with any other
~onnectcd details to the State Government concerned well in
advance.   The Comprtoller should also send an ilitirnation
to the Deputy Inspe;tor-Gcneral of       Police (Intelligence),
C.I.D., Madras so that he can inform the Criminal Investigation
Department of the State concerned as regards se~Ltrity arrange-
met-us.

(4) Security arrangements for the wifi’     of the   Governor of another
State visiting Tamil Nadu State.—

     (a) The secuity arrangements for the wife of the Governor ol
a~io~her  State visiting Taal Nadii State will be the same as for the
wife of the Governor of Tamil Nadu.
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            E
         (1~) n case of the wife of the Governor of another Stati
stays in places other than the Raj Bhavan. Guindy, or Ootaca-
mund, the Commissioner of Police, Ma~ras,or the Superintendent
of Police concerned should provide two Head Constables or tw0
?ollce Constables in uniform for Guard duties at the places of
halt. The Commissioner of Police, Mariras, or tie Deputy Tnspec-
tor-General of Police (Intelligence~, C.T.D., as the case may i~e,
should also depute one plain clothed Head Constable (with a Revol-
ver) for security duty at the places of halt.

      (5) (a) In view of the importance attached to the duties con—
necte~lwith the visits of Very Important Personages, such as the
President and the Prime Minister of India or any foreign digniary
who is accorded the same scale of security as the Presidentprjrne
Minister of India. it is very necessary that a new item of trainin~
for armed and unarmed Police be intro !uced regularly with the
object of teaching Police Officers of all ranks how to carry out
correctly the various tasks connectel with such visit:.


       (b) Generally speaking, training may be imparted by way
if lectures, by practice on parade grounds, by working or~t
schemes on sand models, by mock exercises in streets, where pract~-
cable ant by takin~ advantage of actual occassions on which
crowd control is carried out. The provisions of the current Blue
Books relating to the President’s and the Prime Minister’s sc~urjt~-
should he preperly mastered and men under training should he ma~e
thoroughly conversant with the Rules. Before each visit, rehear-
sals may be held and these may be utilise l to train the personnel
who have not had sufficient knowledge of their duties. Tue Super-
intendents of Police may use their initiative in designing the tm-
fling Course to suit local conditions. The Officers of the Police
Force employe~ on the occassions of the visits of Very Important
Personages will be required to perform duties of varied naturç.
These duties can generally be divided under the following sub..
heads~
                                  438
    (i) Duties for ensuring th~ personal ca/ tj of t/a V ry Inipor-
twit Personage when he is stionery, i.e., either at his residence or
attending a function other than ~ public meeting.—
     (a) The Very Important Personage may he residing temporarily
either in the Raj Bliavan, Circuit House or in a private building.
The degree of security would vary with the place of his residence.
The uniformed police men on duty at the place of residence should
be trained in the correct method of giving comrdirnents. They should
also be trained not to make unnecessary noise like banging of
fire arms on the ground or with their han s. The plain clothed
staff should be trained to be as unobstrisive as possible and to
 afface themselves at all times, yet be on the spat when required..
 They should be so trained in behaviour that none and least of all
 the Very Important Personage, spots them         atonce as Police
 men.
        (b) The training and instruction imparted (r~ the men posted
 for duty at the place of residence should also be imparted to the
 men posted at the places of function, other than public meetings.

 (ii) Duties connected with the Very Important Personages’ per-
 sonal safety while he is on the move, either by air, by rail or by
 road.—
   (a~Buy Air.—
    The Rules for guarding the plane are laid down in the Blue
 Books.  Details of these Rules should be explained to all officers
 who are likely to perform this task so that they are thoroughly
 conversant with what they have to do. The same wo: id apply to
 the Rule regarding search of the small cards with the relevant rules
 printed therein should he issued.

          (b) By rail.—
      The Train Arme~Guards should he trained to make a thorough
  and systematic search of the train or coach. The Baggage Guard
  8hould be properly briefed an’1 trained to see that the baggage is
  orreetly taken   charge of and delivered in time.
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        (c) Rules have been laid down regarding the guarding of
bridges, culverts and railway track     proper training should be
given in the positioning of men for such duties and in the tasks
expected of them.
    (d) Byroad.—
     The Pilot Car Personnel should,be trained to know the distance
at which they are to keep from the Very Important Personage’s
car under different circumstances. They should also be trained
to master the directions given regarding speeds to be observed
along the route. The officer in-charge of the Pilot car should
be trained to keep in constant touch with the Escort Car.

       (e) The Motor Cycle Out Riders should be so trained that
they become most proficient in Motor cycle riding skifls. They
should know how to keep their exact position vis-a-vis the car of
the Very Important Personage,
       (J~
         The   men of the Escort Car should have their duties
properly explained to them.   These duties are laid down in the
Blue Book.
        (g) The driver of the Car used by the Very Important Per-
sonage should be properly trained in good and safe driving it
should be remembered, in this connection, that every driver is not
a good driver and that a skilful driver is not necessarily a gooi
driver.
(~controIl1~j.~the crowd lining the streets during tne passage-
of the Very important Personage.—
   Sector officers should be trained to keep their wits about them
and to use their initiative in increasing the number of men in
their Sector where the crowd pressure is great and in decreasing
the number in places where the small strength of the crowd
makes the employment of a large number of Policemen ridiculous.
The officers and men on route lining duty should also be trained
ot keeP their ~vCsopen for any tendency on the part of the crow~$
                                440

rn run behind the Very Important Personage’s vehicle       either on
the road immediately behind the vehicle or on the sides of the
road parallel to the vehicle. The officers and men could be
trained in the various items of training under this head by way
of lectures and demonstrations, together with an exercise on a
skeleton basis which provides for crowds, cross-roads, vehicles, etc.
The training could also be given with the help of sand models.

(7) Control of Traffic.-’---
    Traffic Officers should be trained to realise control of traffic
should continue as efficiently as possible after the passage of the
Very Imporatant Personage’s motor car till congestion is minimised
anl regular flow of traffic is restored. The strict control that was
maintained prior to or during the passage of the Very Im-
portant Personage’s motor car should continue for some time till
normalcy is restored.

(8) Arrangements at Public Meetings.—
    (a) A Very Important Personage’s visit is generally associated
with a t~1hlicmeeting. Generally speaking in District towns where
s ich meetings are likely to he held, there are one ~r two
grounds which are used for the purpose.       Sand mode’s of the
particular ground should be kept. With the help of these sand
models which should be of fairly big size (about 180 ems, by 120
c.ms at least) it will be easy to demonstrate in a clear manner
at the Briefing Session what is anticipated of every man on these
occassions.

      (b) The Policemen on duty at the meeting place shotil’J he
trianded to be ‘all eyes and ears’ for what is going on around them
and not to be enthralled by the       sp~ech or actions of the Very
Important Persona&eS.

       (c) The men an4 officers in nuilorm withm the mee~iug
place should be trained to assert their authority from ihe very
beginning an I keep the crowd under control before the rneetin~
                                       441
starts s~that, as soon as the Very Important Personage arrives
these uniformed men will he able to sit down and not obstrtact the
crowd in any manner. Tney should also be trained to be extremely
vigilant and active when. the meeting is over so t~at the crowds
cave th~meeting place in the same manner iii which they entered
and to see that all arrangements are not thrown to the winds once
the Very Important Personage and some of the important Persons
have left the meeting place.

        (d) It will be a good practice ii a rough diagram of the
meeting place is drawn up on the parade ground at each District
Headquarters and exercises carried out under fairly realistic cond~
tions, giving the officers and men actual training in the matter of
directing crowds into the various sectors, preventing people from
jumping over sitting in fences, rushing          through barricades~
etc.

479.    Railway strike.—
       (1) (a) The Railway Police are primarily responsible for the
maintenance of order during a strike, but will have the co-operation
of the District Police for that purpose. To this end a strike scheme
should he prepared in each district to provide for the reinforcement
of the Railway Police, the prevention of crime, the protection of
railway servants against interference in the discharge of their duties,
the safeguarding of the permanent way and the investigation of
 such offences as may arise.     Such a scheme will provide for—
G.O. 189, Pub. Pol.) the March 1951.

         (i~t~eestablishment along the open line of Police posts
to ensure patrolling for inielligellce purposes by Police and Village
talayaries

         ti~)the protection of railway property and the provision
of guards at important and strategic centres;

          (iii) the posting at strategic centres of’ mobile forces with
light engines;
                                 442
           (ivy the protection of railway servants ; and
           (v~the reinforcement of the local Police investigation staff
 ~so that they may deal with all cases arising out of the strike ex-
 cept those cases considered by the Deputy Inspector-General of
 Police (Crime Branch), C.I.D., as sufficiently grave to be taken
 up by the Crime Branch, Criminal Investigation Department.

         (b) When armed force is required in excess of the above
 rrangemeitts, tie senior offIcer in local charge of the anti-strike
 operations should send t~melyreports to the Dir ector-General of
 Police direct.
    (2) (a) When a strike is threatened the District Magistrate or the
 Additfonol District Magistrate, as the case may be, the local Superiri..
 tendent and the Director-General should be kept informed, and the
 Superintendents concerned should take preparatory action by rein.
 forcing District Police stations along the railway line to peimit the
 strike scheme being put into force as soon as the strike is declared
 or appears inevitable.
         (b) Railway Police    circles should be at the same ~tlmcbe
mobilized.

     (3) Each man will be sent out with full kit and must be pre-
pared to stay wherever ordered.
     (4) The railway authorities should be asked to provide pilot
engines, patrol trains (wherever necessary) and patrol trolleys.
      (5) It is not the duty of the Police.—.-(a) t0 interfere with the
strikers unless it appears that they are committing or about to
commit an offence.

        (b) to deliver orders from Railway Officers to any of the
rail ~ ay staff, whether on strike or not.
      (6) Any complaint made to a Railway Police Officer m~     st
at once be communicated to the nearest Station House Officer. Sta
don-House Officers must not be led into taking hasty or illegal
action on unconfirmed reports of the possibility of the occuj~rence
0f an 0ffen~O’
                                 443
      (7) (a) The matter of “picketing’ demands careful attention.
“Picketing” implies an organised endeavour by men on strike
or agitators, to induce workers to “down tolls” by      means of
parties of men posted at inportant working centres, such as work-
shops gates.
        (b) “Picketing” does not constitute an offence of the per-
suation used is of on ordinary and peaceful nature and does not
involve coercion, intimidation,      restraint hostile demonstration,
            a
obstructi~ to the public or any offence under the ordinary law or
danger to the public peace. If, however, any person wilfully impedes
or resi’ticts any railway servant in the discharge of his dt~t~’”he
commits an offence under section 121 of the Indian Railway      Act,
1890, which is cognizable by the Police.
     (8) The Pol’ce have no power to order a peaceful picketer or
any other person to leave railway premises unless he has committed
an offence under Section 121 or under some other cognizable section
of the Indian Railways Act, 1890. Any person refusing to leave
railway premises after being ordered to do so by a competent Rail-
way Officer commits an offence under Section 121 of the Indian
Railways Act, 1890.

     (9) The Police have at all times the power to interfere to pre-
vent the commission of any offence or a breach of the peace.
if any such occurrence is apprehended at any Railway Police Sta-
tion which is not adequately manned,~ immediately information
should be sent to the nearest local Police Station and assistance
requested.

480. Drill and Instructions.—
    (1) Hours for drill and instruction arranged according to trains,
should be detailed in a form prepared by the Inspector and hung
up in each Police Station.
    (2) Platform constables at out-stations shoild he relieved for
three days each month and called into the Railway Police Statjç,n
for drill and instruction.
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       (3) Constables employed on platform duty at outstations should
be changed periodically at the Siperintendent’s discretion.

481. Custody of Arms.—.
    The arms will be kept in the station secured to an arms
rack by means of a chain fastened with a lock and 1)0 in-charge
of the Sub-Inspector or other officer-in-charge of the station in his
absence. Station centries will keep the key and he recponsible for
the arms in succession. The ammunition will be kept in a locked
ammunition box, the key of which will be kept by the station
sentry. The Sub-Inspector or the officer in-charge of the Station
in his absence, will be repsonsible for its correctness aid this officer
will issue the requisite number of rounds whenever necessity arises

482.    Usc of arms.—.
     The muskets should be used on the occasion prescribed by the
Superintendent hut the officer for the time being in-charge of th~
Station may direct them to be used in any e’ner~ency or for
a$~ertingprisoners.

				
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